Catapult into the Southern Alps in Canterbury for breathtaking climbing adventures. With picturesque peaks, world-class climbing conditions, and rich cultural lands to explore, mountain climbing in Canterbury offers an unrivalled experience in New Zealand. Visit during the warmer months between November and April for ideal climbing conditions.
The region of Canterbury lies in the central eastern South Island of New Zealand. Its largest city is Christchurch with a population of approximately 404,000. The region is also the largest in the whole of New Zealand, and its northern section is also populated with the high and rugged mountains of the Southern Alps. This makes Canterbury the ideal springboard to climb New Zealand’s highest summits.
The climate receives very cold temperatures in winter, dropping to 0 degrees Celsius, as well as receiving mild summers.
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Visit during the warmer months between November and April for ideal climbing conditions.
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